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Potential New Speaker of the House Decides To Be Honest,Stupid Is As Stupid Says

In a rare departure from this year’s intense political posturing over the soaring budget deficit, House leaders of both parties recently signaled that they are prepared to tackle a leading long-term liability — Social Security — by raising the retirement age.

“We need to look at the American people and explain to them that we’re broke,” Mr. Boehner said in an interview last week with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Besides raising the retirement age for full Social Security benefits to 70 for people now 50 or younger, Mr. Boehner suggested curbing benefit growth by tying cost-of-living increases to the consumer price index rather than growth in wages, and providing benefits only to those who need them.

“If you have substantial non-Social Security income while you’re retired, why are we paying you at a time when we’re broke?” he said. “We just need to be honest with people.”

Mr Boehner decides to do a chance of pace and be honest with people. You are paying taxpayers because you forced payment from them and mismanaged it. That is why..

If Reps take back House in fall  Boehner will be the  new House Speaker. Not much security there…. Dumb and Dumber not sure which..

 

 

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